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Vista I bought a new emachine with vista, it wont run most of my xp pro programs. I want to remove vista and put xp pro in. I cant seem to get any response from microsoft and will not pay $59 to connect to there support or should I say non support. I have xp pro on my old computor can I put it on a disc and load it into my new computor then delete vista?

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Just to avoid all the uninstalling and reinstalling, have you tried running your apps in Compatibility Mode? I've actually gotten everything I use to run, including the persnickety Teamspeak Overlay, by using Compatibility Mode settings. That may save you some grief.

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If you do not have the installation disk you are out of luck, unless you can borrow some ones, removal of operating systems is reletively easy, to need to know which one your are currently connected with, going to the start menue and run the folowing click run, type %windir% and click ok, write down the folder that is open, do not touch that folder if you want to keep that operating system, otherwise your dead, go to microsoft website its all there for you to download and follow the directions, not to hard at all. good luck

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